The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.43% 3.68% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 4.11% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 4
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +19.14%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 389 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 87.45% 89.43% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 177 224 290
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 29 (96.67%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) C++
3 18 (60.00%) Java
4 17 (56.67%) C#
4 17 (56.67%) Big Data
4 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (53.33%) Algorithms
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 10 (33.33%) Data Mining
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) C
8 8 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (23.33%) Java EE
9 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
9 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
9 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
9 7 (23.33%) Android
9 7 (23.33%) Apache Pig
9 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
9 7 (23.33%) Cybercrime
9 7 (23.33%) STL
9 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (23.33%) CCNA
9 7 (23.33%) CISSP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (23.33%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) Big Data
2 10 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (23.33%) Apache Hive
3 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science Graduate
3 6 (20.00%) Graduate
3 6 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 6 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Trainee
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Java EE
1 7 (23.33%) STL
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Algorithms
2 7 (23.33%) Cybercrime
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Android
2 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
6 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
7 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (20.00%) Physics
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C++
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) C
4 7 (23.33%) Objective-C
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (23.33%) CISSP
3 7 (23.33%) GIAC
3 7 (23.33%) Linux+ Certification
3 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (23.33%) SANS
3 7 (23.33%) SSCP
4 5 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
4 5 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.33%) OSCP
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